Sep. 24, 1755 Germantown Fauquier County Virginia, USA
Jul. 6, 1835 Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA
US Supreme Court Justice. He fought in the American Revolution as a young officer under George Washington; served briefly in Congress in 1799; was Secretary of State under President John Adams 1800-1801; became Chief Justice of the United States in 1801, a position he held until his death. He died in Philadelphia where he was undergoing medical treatment. His decision in the case of Marbury vs. Madison became the foundation of judicial power in America. He is now universally known as the Great Chief Justice.
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John Marshall's father, Thomas Marshall, and my great,great,greatgrandmother, Mary Marshall McClanahan, were brother and sister. -
Wayne R.McClanahan Added: Apr. 14, 2016
Remembering you and your esteemed contribution to our nation. My 1st cousin 7 times removed. -
Jeannie Marie Added: Jan. 31, 2016
My 1st cousin 10x removed, his greatgrandfather Thomas Marshall (1660-1704) was my 9th greatgrandfather.He is related to Thomas Jefferson thru his mom's side of the family. -
Larry Lawayne Williamson Added: Nov. 21, 2015